Colour maps clearly showing locks, towpaths and boating facilities as well as comprehensive navigational notes. First published in the 1970s, the "Collins/Nicholson" guides to the waterways are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - experienced boaters and those planning their first boat trip, walkers, cyclists and visitors. Maps show: locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and the towpath; waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal; boatyards, pubs, restaurants and shops; mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes: the history of each canal; local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants; opportunities for walking and cycling. Comprehensive navigational notes include: maximum dimensions and low bridges; mileages, advice and potential hazards; navigation authorities and contact details. Waterways covered in this guide - Aire and Calder Navigation, Chesterfield Canal, River Derwent, Fossdyke and Witham Navigations, River Ouse, River Ure and Ripon Canal, Pocklington Canal, Selby Canal, Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation, River Trent.
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS CARTOGRAPHIC, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New paperback, spiral bound copy. May have some shelf wear, ready for immediate despatch. Bookseller Inventory # 007027